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Cost Savings for Insulin Are in Order for Medicare Part B, D Enrollees

January 27, 2023

Results from a recent U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) analysis shared that Medicare beneficiaries who use insulin would have saved $734 million in Part D and $27 million in Part B if these caps had been in effect in 2020

Uninsured Rates Among Americans Have Decreased

January 25, 2023

Researchers examined data from the 2019 and 2021 American Community Survey and found that, nationally, the uninsured rate declined from 11.1% to 10.5%, a change that represents more than 1.6 million people gaining coverage.

OOP Costs Are High Despite the Level of Care, Study Finds

January 22, 2023

Authors of the study, which was published in Jama Network, found that patients with commercial insurance had total and OOP costs that varied by facility for common EGS conditions without any association with quality of care, even after adjusting for patient, insurance, and clinical factors.